During the stay-at-home season of the pandemic, I often forgot to apply antiperspirant or deodorant, which led me to discover that my armpits aren’t as sweaty as they used to be. And I’m not alone: a Mintel survey revealed that almost a third of us have been applying less deodorant...
If you’re planning to install decking in your garden, and don’t want to worry about constant upkeep, the best composite decking could be what you’re looking for.
If you have any unwanted hair, the best home waxing kits are a great choice for removing it. Whether it’s whisking off a few stragglers on your upper lip, shaping your eyebrows, de-fuzzing your legs or manscaping your entire torso, the advantages of waxing in the comfort of your own home are extremely appealing.
As a habitual swearer, I might be biased, but apparently intelligent people are more likely to do it, and it indicates linguistic fluency, rather than a limited vocabulary. And that’s not the only good thing about ‘effing and jeffing’…
The rules about how British people go on holiday in Europe have changed since Brexit, but because of the coronavirus pandemic, few of us have been abroad at all since the rules for European travel changed on January 1 2021, so we haven’t yet experienced a trip under these new rules. This compact yet comprehensive guidebook explains what effect Britain leaving the European Union has had on British passports and visas, the Ehic/Ghic, driving in Europe, how long we can stay in Europe, mobile roaming, duty-free shopping and lots more.
Sales of garden furniture have boomed, growing by 120 per cent in the first three months of 2021 alone, as many of us continue to socialise outdoors amid the coronavirus and long summer evenings beckon.
Stereotypically seen by the ignorant as a pastime for meek old ladies, crafting has a radical side: everything from sweary sewing to campaigning crafting (aka craftivism: ‘craft’ + ‘activism’). It’s a beautiful way to share your thoughts or say something valid about what’s going on in the world.
Sexual desire may decrease as we get older, but it doesn’t have to be a problem…
A reduced sex drive is not an inevitable part of ageing, but it’s something many women and men experience.
How have you been sleeping over the past year? Background anxiety caused by the global pandemic, with its changes to routines, stress and potential decrease in activity, has meant more of us suffering insomnia, with a rise in online searches for sleep help.
Your vagina can look after itself most of the time. It doesn’t need special washing products, nor Gwyneth-Paltrow-style steaming, herbal detox pellets, tightening sticks or ‘vagacials’. It’s self-cleaning, and self-pH-regulating. However, there is one area that it sometimes needs help with: lubrication, for sex (or inserting a tampon, or a smear test), and for everyday hydration to keep it feeling comfortable.
There’s nothing morbid about spending time in a cemetery. As wildlife havens and architectural delights they offer much-needed green spaces, and their well-managed wildernesses allow rural escape without the journey. | Picture research and building on website